Tag Archives: debt

For the millionth time, Social Security adds to the deficit

  In a bit of new old news, Social Security adds to the federal deficit.  This non-shocking piece of news continues to be either ignored or underreported since the political class is petrified of having the geriatric brigade occupying the front lawns of their homes.  The current unfunded liability of Social Security is $8.6 trillion… Read More »

Voices Without A Vote

These are the voices of our future. Their future hangs in the balance. They can’t vote. But you can. Liberty is never more than one generation from extinction. And they are that generation! YouTube Description: The teenagers who speak in this video belong to http://www.im2moro.org. These young people realize that if they don’t stand up… Read More »

ObamaStamp: The Rising Food Stamp Crisis

As unemployment continues to rise, which has held steady above 8 percent during most of President Obama’s term.  While consumers are spending more of their shrinking income on food, gas, and energy that also continue to rise, the government continues to increase their food stamp dependency.  This temporary safety net created by the government, continues… Read More »

Why the Federal Debt and Deficit Matter

In 2007 while he was campaigning for President, Barack Obama called George W. Bush irresponsible and un-patriotic for adding $4,000,000,000,000.00 to the US debt during his eight years in office. President Obama was correct in his estimation. That has not prevented him, however, from increasing the debt by $5,000,000,000,000.00 in less than half the time… Read More »

Paul Ryan’s Defense Of 2008-2009 Votes

One of the big questions since Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as is running mate is whether it would bring in small government conservatives and libertarians on the Romney bandwagon. Ryan is well-liked by people due to his “Roadmap For America’s Future” and his 2009 verbal destruction of Obamacare to the President’s face.… Read More »

Paul Ryan: 2012 Vice Presidential Profile

August 11, 2012: GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney made the announcement that Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan is his Vice Presidential running mate for the 2012 Election. PERSONAL INFORMATION Paul Davis Ryan, Jr. was born January 29, 1970, the youngest of  four children of Betty and Paul Murray Ryan.  His father (now deceased) was a… Read More »

3 Strikes: Why Paul Ryan Is A Bad Choice For Veep

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them” ~Albert Einstein~ . The buzz is deafening. Social Media, the Mainstream Media, and seemingly everyone in-between is buzzing with excitement at Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan being named as Mitt Romney’s possible selection for the Vice Presidential nominee on the GOP… Read More »

What Every Citizen Must Know About Our Debt!

In this video, accountant Hal Mason explains in detail, and so simply that even the most strident progressive will be able to understand, how and why the US faces imminent economic disaster! It is vitally important that we all understand this problem, and what it will take to correct it. The video is about five… Read More »

Senator Patty Murray – Your Money or Your Life!

In a move reminiscent of Bruno Hauptmann, the Senate’s No. 4 Democrat, Senator Patty Murray said, “Millions of jobs could be lost through the automatic cuts, programs families depend on would be slashed irresponsibly across the board, and middle-class tax cuts would expire. And once again, if Republicans won’t work with us on a balanced… Read More »

American Energy Means American Recovery

There is widespread consensus that America needs to become energy independent. America’s ever growing dependence on foreign energy putsher at ever-greater risk in a world that is increasingly unstable. Given the current political upheavals in the Middle East, this reality is slapping America in the face with increasing costs at the pump, which are contributing… Read More »

obamacare: Tip of the Iceberg

Since the ruling by the United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 28, 2012, the big news in America has been how the obama administration, then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid misrepresented the legislation to Congress, the Senate and the public. It was consistently presented as a cost… Read More »

Adieu France, So Long Stability

French Socialist President Francois Hollande’s newly elected government is planning to raise taxes on big companies while deterring businesses from engaging in layoffs by making that process more costly. Hoping to nudge companies into investing rather than paying profits to shareholders, the government plans to impose a new 3% tax on dividends. Other plans include… Read More »

David Plouffe: Truth Assassin

Congratulations to Mackenzie Weinger and Reid J. Epstien for accurately reporting the news about White House senior adviser David Plouffe’s trip through television’s Sunday morning talk show circuit. It is truly a pity that Plouffe and those in the White House who oversee his talking points script cannot demonstrate the same accuracy. Plouffe stated that… Read More »